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Candid Powder, 100 gm


Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd

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Product Details


Candid Dusting Powder helps in prevention of fungal infections due to sweat and moisture <

About Candid Powder, 100 gm

Candid Powder, 100 gm belongs to the class of anti-fungal medications known as imidazoles, primarily used to treat fungal skin infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm, fungal nappy rash, fungal sweat rash and thrush. A fungal infection, also known as mycosis, is a skin infection caused by fungus.

Candid Powder, 100 gm comprises clotrimazole, which works by destroying the fungus that causes the infection. Candid Powder, 100 gm damages the fungal cell membrane and causes the components to leak out, thus killing the fungus and curing the infection.

In some cases, Candid Powder, 100 gm may cause itching, redness, dryness, burning and stinging sensation. The majority of these side effects of Candid Powder, 100 gm eventually fade away over time without the need for medical intervention. Consult your doctor if any side effects worsen or persist.

Consult your doctor if you are a pregnant or nursing mother. Do not use any other topical medications simultaneously along with Candid Powder, 100 gm without a doctor's recommendation. Keep your doctor informed about your health condition and all the medicines you are taking to rule out any side effects.

Uses of Candid Powder, 100 gm

Fungal infections

Medicinal Benefits

Candid Powder, 100 gm contains clotrimazole, an antifungal medication used to treat various fungal skin infections such as athlete's foot, ringworm, fungal nappy rash, and fungal sweat rash. Furthermore, it helps to alleviate the symptoms of thrush. Candid Powder, 100 gm damages the fungal cell membrane and causes the components to leak out, thus killing the fungus and curing the infection.

Directions for Use

Lotion/cream/ointment: It is only for external use. Take a small amount of lotion/cream/ointment on the fingertip and apply a thin layer on the clean and dry affected area as prescribed by your doctor. Avoid contact of lotion/cream/ointment with the nose or eyes. In case of accidental contact with these areas, rinse with water thoroughly. Wash your hands before and after using lotion/cream/ointment if your hands are not the affected area to prevent the spread of infection.Powder/Spray powder: Dust the powder over affected parts of the body or as directed by the physician.Spray: It is only for external use. Check the label for directions before using the spray. Shake well before each use. Spray the contents from a 5cm distance on the affected area. Do not spray near the eyes.Soap: Check the label for directions before use. Wet the skin with water and rub the soap to produce a rich lather. Wash thoroughly with water and pat dry.

Safety Information

  • Read the label carefully before use
  • Store in a cool and dry place, away from direct sunlight
  • Keep out of reach of the children


Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Key Ingredients

Clotrimazole I.P. 1% W/W, Talc I.P. Base Q.S.

Side Effects of Candid Powder, 100 gm

  • Red, irritated skin
  • Burning or stinging sensation

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not use Candid Powder, 100 gm if you are allergic to clotrimazole or any of the other ingredients. If you are pregnant or nursing, consult your doctor before starting Candid Powder, 100 gm. Avoid using any other topical products/medicines with Candid Powder, 100 gm. Before using Candid Powder, 100 gm, inform your doctor about your medical history and other medications you are currently taking in order to rule out any potential negative effects.

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Food Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Disease Interactions: No interactions found/established.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning


    safe if prescribed

    No reported interaction. But, it is best to avoid alcohol while taking medication.

  • Safety Warning



    There are no competent and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Please consult your doctor. Your doctor will prescribe only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding


    Consult your doctor; there has been no significant research on the use of Candid Powder, 100 gm in breastfeeding/nursing mothers. If Candid Powder, 100 gm is applied to the breast or nipple, wash the area properly before nursing the child.

  • Safety Warning


    safe if prescribed

    Candid Powder, 100 gm has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive or use machines.

  • Safety Warning



    Limited information is available; hence, if you have any concerns, discuss them with your doctor.

  • Safety Warning



    Limited information is available; hence, if you have any concerns, discuss them with your doctor.

  • Safety Warning


    safe if prescribed

    Candid Powder, 100 gm can be used safely for children provided a child specialist has prescribed the dose.

Habit Forming


Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Shower on a regular basis and properly dry yourself before clothing.
  • Take warm baths with mild soap.
  • Don't share your bedding, towels, or clothes.
  • Wearing tights or tight underwear is not recommended.
  • Do not scratch the infected area. Scratching the infected skin area may spread the illness to other body parts.
  • Avoid harsh soaps and deodorants or any such products.
  • Avoid intercourse till the thrush is treated.
  • Avoid or limit your consumption of alcohol and caffeine.
  • Reduce your intake of sugar, yeast, refined carbohydrates, and mouldy foods.

Special Advise

Do not cover the treated area unless advised by the doctor.

Other Information (CAN0049)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Apr-24

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Fungal skin infection: A fungal infection of the skin occurs when the fungus invades the skin tissue. Fungal infections can be contagious and spread from one person to another. Symptoms include skin irritation, scaly skin, redness, itching, scaly or flaky patches, and swelling. The most common type of fungal infections are ringworm, athlete's foot, jock itch, and yeast infections.

Athlete's foot: It is a fungal illness that primarily affects the area between the toes. Athletes' foot is typically seen in those whose feet have become extremely sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes. A scaly rash with itching, stinging, and burning sensations are common symptoms.

Ringworm: Ringworm is a common fungus-caused infection of the skin and nails. Ringworm is also called tinea or dermatophytosis. The infection is known as 'ringworm' because it causes an itchy, red, circular rash.

Fungal nappy rash: A fungal nappy rash is a form of skin rash that affects the nappy area and occurs when the skin is in continuous contact with urine or stool within a tight-fitting nappy. Nappy rash can get infected with Candida yeast if left untreated for longer than a few days. The candidal nappy rash should be treated with antifungal and anti-inflammatory medications.

Thrush: Thrush is a common yeast infection affecting men and women. Thrush Symptoms in women include white vaginal discharge (often smelling like cottage cheese), irritation and itching around the vagina, soreness and stinging sensation during sex or urination. Thrush symptoms in men include irritation, burning sensation, redness around the head of the penis and under the foreskin, a white discharge (similar to cottage cheese), an unpleasant odour, and difficulties pulling back the foreskin.


How does Candid Powder, 100 gm work?

Candid Powder, 100 gm damages the fungal cell membrane and causes the components to leak out, thus killing the fungus and curing the infection.

Can I stop using Candid Powder, 100 gm when I feel better?

Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured. Therefore, completing the full course of treatment would be suggested even if you feel better.

What if I miss a dose?

Apply the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Is it safe to use Candid Powder, 100 gm for an extended period of time?

Unless directed by a doctor, do not use Candid Powder, 100 gm for more than four weeks. If used for prolonged durations, the fungus may become resistant to Candid Powder, 100 gm.


Candid Powder, 100 gm

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.


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